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PBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
. i have to heat with coal. it is cheap and practical. >> and it is terrible for the environment. he is just one of hundreds of thousands of chinese in and around beijing who heat their homes with coal. the smoke from these fires contributes to china's infamous small -- smog. people here go for weeks without seeing the sun. the smell of sulfur lingers in the air and eyes burn from the irritants in the sky. >> the main cause is a tremendous reliance on coal mine in china. power plants burn coal to generate electricity. all of the industry here -- steel, cement, chemical plants -- they all use tremendous amounts of energy generated from burning coal. >> china burns almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined, and that is ruining the environment here. modern, clean coal plants like this one meet strict standards, but they are few and far between. >> local governments have always looked the other way. many power companies are also the largest tax payers for that region, and an important part of the local economy. politicians do not dare metal with their businesses. we have the
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
it is less costly and in the environment with political instability, organized crime and then talks a lot about the focus of the national community much beyond the institutional capacity building and strengthening the cooperation. in mali the risks -- i hear a lot of talk and, the problem is not just you cannot just rely on the self-proclaimed representatives of all of the groups in northern mali. they are a minority. so one component among many. so any inclusive political solution should include but also other ethnic groups whether it be me the majority obviously or other ethnic actors. it has to be all inclusive. number two, there is the risk that we try to put nicely. it's exactly what others are waiting for them. they are just waiting to strike, for the opportunity which, and there are risks, right? we know based on the behavior of the forces especially with white skinned arabs. we know the african forces in which report they are by themselves these are one of the most feared for years and who they rely very heavily on them which is good because its, you know, it is the same climate s
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
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CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am EST
a chaeng, a structural change in the macroeconomic environment to seek lines getting more comfortable about taking more risk and being more active. >> is the biggest risk to activity and confidence going forward in 2013? >> i would say both geopolitical events, i would say, or basically that europe or the u.s. was from the discussions or basically going back to where they were last year. and that would be clearly undermine their confidence. >> your capital levels are very strong. you announced a 50% increase in your dividend payout. now an a lists are expecting even more over the next couple years. they're looking at a dividend yield of anything between a 7% and 9%. is that feasible? >> well, with him ever progress policy, but most importantly, we will have a payout ratio of at least 50% when we achieve our certain percent basel ratio. >> timely, you announced that libor fine in the fourth quarter. was that it in terms of kitchen sinking all the legacy issues? was that it in terms of litigation risks? >> look, i think we made very good progress on addressing many of those issues during 2012
CNBC
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am EST
are weary. a population explosion could further strain the environment and resources of the already 1.3 billion people who live here. still swb some want to change the policy entirely abandon. after leaving his job, yung protested in the streets, calling for anyone to help him pay the nearly $40,000 fine to keep his second child. he raised the money, but still isn't sure about her future. sooner or later, everyone joins the labor force, he says. cooper will definitely generate more wealth when they consume, ensuring economic growth for future generations. cnbc, beijing. >> knew for more, let's bring in andrew lung of appeared rue lung international consultants. michael curry. andrew, let's go to you, though, on this story. so foxconn potentially seeing its workers form unions. how likely is it in your view? what's the implication of this move? >> well, this is certainly a paradigm shift with a lot of implicati implications, sociopolitical and economic. for example, the chinese government, the leadership would not have allowed this kind of election if not for a deliberate decision. the
CBS
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am EST
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FOX Business
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
applebee's and ihop what we were going to do to be successful. we couldn't control the economic environment. we stuck to what we knew how to do best, deliver great food, exceed guest expectations and keep building upon the brands. liz: and deliver it at a price that would be at least focused for somebody who might be unemployed, maybe picks one night a week to go out to dinner. how different is it today, luring people into your restaurant, compared to say just about a year ago? is it easier? i think the environment, and i have said this a million times, is still lumpy and bumpy. unemployment is still high. consumers still have hesitation. certainly with the new tax bracket. i think what is really says is, you have to deliver the absolute best experience that you can and that is exactly what we're doing and obviously today was national pancake day. sort of provides us a unique opportunity because it is number one day of the year. we have people coming into ihop restaurants today than any other day of the year. it is a unique opportunity to showcase the best and brightest. >> you're giving aw
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
is precious to the european union. but which also must be respectful of the environment. and that's why world development will complement that. not offsetting these two policies against one another. that will be easy to do. we must keep the pedestal of european policies because otherwise how can we go from the? my second principle is that the budget, the financial framework which is to be proposed must continue the growth partner we adopted in june of this year. last year. now, that means that we must promote innovatioinnovatio n, infrastructure, new energy, new forms of energy because there will be no consistency is in june we were to set out a roadmap and then we're have a deflationary pack and the fall of the european financial framework. my third principle is that the budget must support the most vulnerable of europeans, those most exposed to the crisis, the poorest of the poor. the funds for their must not only be kept going, they must have more money paid into them. we have the globalization adjustment fund. it is necessary. we are to deal with the restructure. many countries have to fa
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 3:00pm EST
and the environment in southern afghanistan and western pakistan. , and it born as an attempt at new america by a diverse group of researchers to get at some of the diversity of the taliban itself at the time when the united states was puzzling over the rejury gent as a movement and a political force in afghanistan. as a military challenge, and really a challenge that had been neglected in the years after the 2001 defeat of the islamic member of the afghanistan. and which revived and presented itself as a grave d.a. lem that toment obama administration as it arrived in 2009. our effort to cowhat think tanks do. provide ground for it an complexity and granularity about this phenomena. recognizing that the sort of clicheed image of one eyed -- and his band of the devoted and attractable fan net tack was inadequate and falsifying of the problem. so the purpose was not prosecute a particular view of the taliban but just to start to document some sections of the diversity. and some aspect of the characteristic that were otherwise not part of american debate and discourse. i'm really proud of this
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
what it is like to be a policy maker trying to do different things in a partisan environment that have come to make the case why the fiscal challenges are so pressing. it is still import we were to come with a comprehensive plan to address them. campaign to fix the debt has been around for not very long but has amassed a tremendous group of support. from citizens across the country where we have 350,000 citizens to have joined the campaign, a present in 50 states, active organizations in 23 states in growing, partnerships with 205,000 small businesses. , and organizations all coming together in a way the country has to to explain why making tough choices of putting in place the policies that were required to get a hold of our nation's fiscal challenges is so important. i am proud to be joined by this tremendous group of former members of congress. i am going to turn it over to one of our three cochairs. do you have senator judd gregg and a few other people representing this new council. thank you very much. >> it is a pleasure to be here was so many of my former colleagues to serve thi
CBS
Feb 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> announcer: don't miss the "amazing race" season premiere next sunday, followed by a new "good wife" and "the mentalist." captioning sponsored by cbs >> and now the biggest musical stars in the world come together on one stage for one night. the grammy awards hosted by ll cool j. your performers and presenters include taylor swift. johnny depp, tim mcgraw, jay-z, frank ocean, justin timberlake and the world premiere lumineers. beyonce, katy perry, j low, kelly clarkson, adele, ellen degeneres, kaleigh qoak oh, jack wright, carlly rae, carrie underwood, ryan seacrest, keith urban, pauley perrette, and tonight get ready for more once-in-a-lifetime magic moments. miranda lambert and dierks bentley, the black qeez dr. john, and the preservation hall jazz band. an amazing tribute featuring rihann
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
in an environment that made it easy for me to be open and honest and up front with my family, with my friend and with my work mates, about the choices i wanted to take in life and the people who i wanted to see. that was unacceptable 20 odd years ago, mr. speak are. it's unacceptable today. but today many hundreds of thousands of people across our country it remains the case. so i'm standing here today to welcome this historic legislation which i think will end a discrimination that perhaps more crucially sends a signal that this house values everybody equally across our country and that signal will equally affect these people like me that 20 years ago saw this house change the age of is -- is not -- so as we all take this historic step we should remember that thousands of gay and lesbian men and women were put to death in the concentration camps. 30 years ago we still had people subjected to -- we have come a long way in a short space of time. it is absolutely right in my view, that this house takes the next step and delivers full legal equality to lesbian, gay, and buy sexual people in our
WHUT
Feb 11, 2013 8:30am EST
and to not repeat the abuses of the past with forced labor or raping the environment. it is our impression here at the u.s. asean business council that that is in keeping with the reform agenda of the, of the present government and, and we're working in the hopes that that's true because our companies, wherever they go, want transparency, accountability adherence to the highest environmental standards. >> and american investment in burma would have some added strategic benefit. >> there's a geopolitical dimension of it as well. myanmar was closer to china. then there's an opportunity for the u.s. and the west to have an influence on economic and even political affairs of this important and strategically-located country. so, it's not just a game of economic and business opportunities, but also a broader geopolitical influence on an important country in the asian region. >> we don't need to run an anti-chinese foreign policy, but i think, you know, broadly speaking, it's, it's, it's good to have a, a southeast asia that's democratic, market-oriented, integrated into the global economy and burma w
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
these wild storms and damage to our environment and our economy. and he made this a very clear priority. i've organized a joint task force, and we wrote a letter to the president saying, in light of his comments, the administration needs to develop a plan of actions that they can take without congress, and actions, of course, we can try to get congress to support, but we can't wait for congress to act when we have a large number of republicans who deny there's even a problem of climate change. and one of the things that the president can do is to regulate through the clean air act at the environmental protection agency to reduce the emissions from future power plants, which is what e.p.a. has already proposed, but also existing power plants. there's technology. there's ability to do it. and the president needs to move forward and enact those kinds of regulations that will reduce these kinds of greenhouse gases. host: what industry specifically is this going to impact the most? guest: well, it will impact the utilities, which provide the power plants for electricity. many of them still use
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am PST
of political environment that we're living in that they felt they had to release that picture. >> as soon as the word guns enters the picture, rationality goes out the window and i find it hard to see what's going to happen. >> not optimistic. >> i'm not too optimistic, but who knows. >> we have to leave it at that. mort zuckerman, paul krugman, arianna huffington, ed conard, nice to have you on. up next, imagine the country where the speaker of parliament tells the president to stop talking and get out. that's actually what happened this week. it happened in a country of crucial importance to the united states. don't miss it. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 is your old 401k just hanging around? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 consider if rolling it over to a schwab ira tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 might let you get more out of it. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like earning a bonus of up to $600 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in a schwab ira tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and 150 commission-free online trades tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus our rollover consultants handle virtually tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all the details tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 to help you f
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am EST
, i think these underlying messages about the political environment in spain, notwithstanding kelly's point about what is the alternative here. the fact that there's political instability means as an investment area it's not sit back and say thank you very much and everything's all right again. those issues are still this. the move we've seen in the last, you know, four, five months has been about this extreme risk gap closing. there's very little out there in the spanish market which doesn't have an alignment roughly with where value is now. it's not a market trading at a big discount to its value. the risk moves to almost zero. we know low volatility's out there for a lot of markets. as the risk apps widen again, places like spain and italy will be in the forefront of that profit-taking and price gapping again. that's the risk you face. these are much higher beater areas of your investment portfolio. and if it requires there to be a consistent stable political environment, neither spain nor italy will be delivering that sufficiently for you not to think about readjusting exposure
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
to be overweight in this environment. >> russ, the great andy surer from "fortune" magazine is here. >> hey, andy. a lot of people are felg like they've missed the rally in stocks, but you don't want to staying in bonds. they're caught between a rock and a hard place. unintended with you guys, i guess. sorry about that. what's your advice to them? >> there's a couple of things. when i think about this, i want to do it for my portfolio construction base. it's not stocks or bonds. people are going to earn both in their portfolio. right now, we would be overweighting stocks with their valuations. the key is to look for those areas where you're getting real or after inflation returns while minimizing the risks. that suggests taking down your treasury allocation significantly. looking at credit, looking at structured bank loans, looking at municipals that have been in high yields. not because these areas look particularly cheap, but on a relative basis, they offer much better yield with less risk in my opinion. >> okay. russ, we're going to leave tlit. we appreciate your perspective. we're going to he
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
the importance of and making sure the american people were aware of the threat environment. >> they were going on tv then? >> yet, because news reports had already broken that after -- yes, because the news reports had already broken that afternoon. this was a routine engagement with the press, as we normally do when these things are made public. >> the next paragraph says, according to the people on the call, brennan stressed that washington had inside control. >> inside control of the plot, yes. >> based on that, one would know that we had something inside. is that a fair statement? >> from that statement, it is known that the ied at the time was not a threat to the traveling public. >> would you agree with me that disclosure resulted in the outing of an asset that's true not have been outed? >> absolutely not. what i'm saying is that we were explaining to the american public why the ied was not a threat at the time it was in the control of the individual. when we stay inside control, that means we have the operation and i told those individuals there are transcripts available of that conver
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
that with the baby boom generation and the new health care environment there is a shortage of health care workers of the various levels of physicians and certainly everything else the number of areas that are medically served appropriately. there are issues of getting in the hospitals comes a there are a number of issues and is also hard when you come in on a place like mine on the exchange of the visa to go into the research field and took me several years to make my way out to that because of the kind fiction that is placed. as we have always advocated that when you go through the immigration part of a specially the skilled immigration part, there should be a great deal of affordability and market based capitalistic system and gravitate with the schools and where the demands are and where they can contribute best and health care is no exception to that. the privilege of working in the office on the program of which i am a graduate i would say and to provide service in the backlog at the end of the overall great ideas and it should be a lot of. >> thank you. when you talk about agriculture we ha
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
already have. some nations are creating environments so attractive to global manufacturers that companies have relocated much of their activities on foreign soil. our global trade imbalance is do growing as we export less and import more. and today the imbalance includes many high-tech products. other nations are changing their policy to become more competitive and so should we. fortunately blazing trails in to new frontiers is what america has always done best. to set the stage for the congress and to understand where america is heading, we have very knowledgeable witnesses testifying before us today. each of them understands both the public and private research and development efforts as well as where our global competitors are headed. members of the committee have the opportunity to work together on policies that will help america stay competitive. and today's hearing is the first step. that concludes my opening statement. and gentlewoman from texas is recognized. >> thank you very much. for holding the hearing and thank you for yesterday's bipartisan retreat. i hope all of us will lis
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
's a problem. >> economists always talk about. what is going on here than the see this environment changing in a fundamental way? >> what is confused as there are two issues. do you want a particular subsidy spending like aiden the you have got and do you wanted in the tax cut? actually, do you want the tax code in the budget cents and you want the irs to administer it? the first issue is whether you want the provision which seems to me as the same issue you have a threat spending treks spending. my action is the one item i do say. low income levels have given what is going on an income and to -- distribution. i don't like the budget accounting because it feels like it is a tax cut when it is equivalent to direct it expenditure, so it makes it easier to enact and we should recognize the same effects as the direct span the chair. most of the subsidies. i think the irs probably gets it administered as best they can. it largely relates to this budget accounting concept that it looks like a negative tax and therefore is not the same thing as larger -- it appears to be smaller government when is
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am PST
on the environment. a lot of work. chad, stick around. we have an asteroid story. i understand going to make a close shave with the earth soon. half the size of a football field hurling at us more than the speed of 70,000 miles per hour. what does this mean? >> very close. it's going to be -- is it one-tenth the distance between us and the moon. some points maybe closer. it's going to hurl through. it's not going to hit atmosphere. it's not an issue. but it's something that we didn't even see until last year. all of a sudden, we're 17,000 miles from getting a direct imfrac asteroid we didn't know about two years ago. near earth asteroids are growing in intensity. >> getting closer. >> that would be worse than the super bowl right there. >> power outage. what would happen, do you think if it did hitterth in. >> let's go to my graphic. gr-107 for the director there. this is going to pass between us and our earth orbiting satellites. we've got to knock one out of the sky. i doubt it. there's more space than satellites. if it would hit the earth it would knock down hundreds of square miles of trees beca
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am PST
't the time. we need to fix the environment, education, and then we'll get to you. and we're saying, no, no, you're going to get to us now. you see it happening in india, afghanistan, egypt, anywhere in the world there's a recognition. ands in these revolutions include a very strong gender aspect the pretolitical aspects will fail. >> let's say inspiration instead of contagion, shall we? there is something about this moment. but also what you said, these grassroots organizations have existed forever. i mean, the first feminist magazine in india was founded in the 1970s. women got to vote in the philippines before we got it here. the u.s. media has been remarkably bad always in covering feminism at all. and when it comes to grassroots feminism, we've not seen much of it. one of the things that's changed, courtesy of our internet. but also to interests playing a key role is the global impact. i did a story about the extraordinary 1 billion rising movement. and her point is not that eve endsler and the vagina monologue is continues. >> in pakistan, getting attention not only from a global pers
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am EST
environment of the last nine years, international best practice, what do we know? >> interesting question. one thing to throw at is we tend to talk about immigration policy but actually u.s. tax policy towards expatriates' is incredibly convoluted and a huge problem particularly if you believe as i do that the circulation of talent having americans live in other countries and bring skills and experience they diner in those places is a valuable things july encourage us to think in terms of net worth and transfer of knowledge more comprehensively but the point about best practices people often cite canada and australia and a lot of learning between those societies as well but what is noteworthy is canada has incredibly draconian emigration policies as relates to their guest worker program etc. so we tend to think of canada as squishy and progressive and also admit more immigrants, then united states does. one reason this has worked as a political settlement is there's rigorous immigration enforcement but in my view it is unimaginable. even someone who tends to think we have fairly tight immigrat
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
and india will soon surpass us or perhaps already have. some nations are creating environments so attractive to global manufacturers that companies have relocated much of their activities on foreign soil. our global trade imbalance is growing as we export less and import more. and today this imbalance includes many high-backed products. other nations are changing their policies to become more competitive and so should we. fortunately blazing trails into new frontiers is what america has always done best. to set the stange for this congress and to -- stage for this congress and to understand where america's heading, we have very knowledgeable witnesses testifying before us today. each of them thoroughly ppedses both public and private research and development efforts as well as where our global competitors are headed. members of this committee have the opportunity to work together on policies that will help america stay competitive and today's hearing is a first step. that concludes my opening statement and the gentlewoman from texas, ms. johnson, is recognized for hers. >> thank you very muc
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am EST
're talking about there. it's a typical john malone deal, one would argue, for this kind of environment, where investors seem willing to at least embrace a levered equity. there's john. levered equity story in what is a core market. free cash flow accretive right off the bad. shareholders own 36% of the combined company. you know, there's just a lot here. as i reported yesterday, they were back and forth for quite a long time, in part because the prices were moving all over the place. virgin media shares actually shot up. they broke apart. they were able to come back when liberty stock prices also started to follow up. look at that move up. how could you want more? well -- >> greedy. >> by the way, why didn't they do this deal a few years ago? unclear exactly. but they've gotten it together at virgin media. they were not for sale, so they needed to be convinced to actually entertain this. again, we do keep your shareholder base focused on the future of the company. the free cash flow number is going to be huge, not to mention the net operating loss, $10 billion. they're domiciling this combina
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
down, more regulation, more taxes, more of an not ti business kind of environment. the unemployment rate in texas is 7%. we're over 10%. surely they must realize that the policies here are incredibly negative. they're just anti-growth." how do you answer something like that? >> we're using that resmed case study in san diego to focus on just exactly what we might do, say, as a city or as a state to keep a company like that here. we hear a lot of generalities. i want to know the specifics. we're going to use that as a case study, and we take it seriously. we're not going to sacrifice in california or san diego a high quality of life based on educational investment, innovative economy, lifestyle, for, again, a short-term corporate profits. there are some companies, especially if they're low wage companies or established technologies that might profit from that and make that move, but when you're talking about our future and what we in san diego especially are doing is trying to recover from our economy with innovative based technologies and companies, that kind of allure is just not -
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
a number of reports that with the baby boom generation retiring and with a new health-care environment, there is a shortage of health care workers at various levels. in a number of areas that are not medically served appropriately. certain specialties issues that are [indiscernible] there are a number of issues. it is hard when you come from eight [indiscernible] going to research field and it took several years to get to that because of the restrictions that are placed. we always advocated that when you go through the immigration pathways especially the field immigration pathways there should be market-based characteristics of that people gravitate, people with skills gravitate to where the demands are and where their skills are really needed. health care is no exception. i have had the privilege of working with senator conrad's office in the past of which i am a graduate. and they're looking for physicians who served under serb areas. -- underserved areas. >> we talk about agriculture, you are talking seasonal workers. in the example that my colleague from idaho brought up earlier in
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